Lake City VFW

VFW and Auxiliary donate $2,000 to robotics team

Feb 14, 2024
Lake City VFW Post 8729 and its Auxiliary recently presented $2,000 to Lake City Public Schools Robotics Team 2861, Infinity’s End. The team will be competing in Duluth from Feb. 28 through March 2. The Robotics team is made up of 19 students and 7 coaches and mentors. “We support the...

Lake City VFW donates $2,000 to Lake City High School trap team

Dec 13, 2023
VFW Post 8729 in Lake City donated $2,000 to Lake City High School trap shooting team. The fund will help offset the cost of lodging, entry fees and ammo. Pictured, from left: Wally Banks - quartermaster, King Marking - senior vice commander, Ross Freiheit - trap team head coach, Tom Brown -...

Legion Auxiliary donates $500 to Lake City VFW

Dec 6, 2023
Lake City’s American Legion Auxiliary Unit 110 donated $500 to the Lake City VFW “for their generosity in letting us use their facilities for hosting bingo and monthly meetings,” Auxiliary President Vicky Fick said. Pictured, from left, are Legion Auxiliary Treasurer Joyce Moechnig, VFW Manager...

Monthly euchre is Dec. 9

Dec 6, 2023
The next monthly euchre tournament at the Lake City VFW is Saturday, Dec. 9. The cost is $5. Registration is at 12:30 p.m. Play starts 1 p.m. The Lake City VFW is located at 115 N. Franklin St., Lake City.

Patriots Pen essay contest winners announced

Nov 29, 2023
VFW Post 8729 and Auxiliary have announced winners of the local Patriots Pen Contest at St. John’s Lutheran School. This year’s theme was “How are you inspired by America?” The VFW enacted Patriots Pen youth essay competition in 1995 as a way to encourage young minds to examine history along with...

Patriots Pen winning essay on ‘How are you inspired by America’

Nov 29, 2023
Editor’s note: The following is the winning essay in the Lake City VFW- and Auxiliary-sponsored Patriots Pen essay contest. The theme is “How are you inspired by America?” Joseph Gonzales is a student at St. John’s Lutheran School. A full list on contest winners appears elsewhere in this issue....

Euchre tourney is Nov. 18

Nov 15, 2023
The next monthly euchre tournament at the Lake City VFW will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18. The start time is an hour later than usual to accommodate the VFW Auxiliary’s Holiday Bazaar taking place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. that day. Registration for euchre begins at 12:30 p.m. Play begins at 2 p....

Next euchre tournament is Oct. 28

Oct 25, 2023
The next monthly euchre tournament at the Lake City VFW, 115 N. Franklin St., will Saturday, Oct. 28. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. Play begins at 1 p.m. The cost is $5.

Rotary tasting, luncheon are this weekend’s Fall Fest events

Oct 18, 2023
Lake City Fall Fest continues this weekend with two events in downtown Lake City. On Friday, Oct. 20, the Lake City Rotary Club is having its annual Wine, Beer, Spirits and Food Tasting event from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Port 104, 104 N. Washington St. Tickets are $25 each at the door. On Sunday,...

Many doings last weekend

Oct 11, 2023
Last weekend was a busy one for Lake Citians. On Friday there was a community Tiger Tailgate Party at Lincoln High School hosted by the school’s wellness committee, not to mention the Homecoming football game itself (see related story). On Saturday Patton Park was the site of the annual Fall Fest...


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